Internet and telecommunication network is the second largest network in the world based on the total number of telephone and broadband users. India has the best call rate in the world, which is enabled by a mega telephone network. India also has the third largest Internet using population in the world. On 15 August 1995, the first public internet connection in India was launched by Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL). Nowadays, internet is a main source of income in India for many people. A large chunk of the population are working in home-based online jobs and earning a healthy income. However, currently the average internet speed in India is 3.5Mbps which is below the world average.

In view of the growing demand for high speed internet, lots of companies have emerged to provide fast and reliable internet connectivity in the country. However, it is up to us to check what the actual internet speed that we are getting is because many companies have been confusing and duping customers promising high internet speeds and delivering below par.

India’s best internet and broadband services providers are listed as follows:

  1. Hayai: Hayai Broadband Pvt. Ltd. provides the most consumer-friendly prices and speeds. It caters its services to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Its cheapest plan starts at Rs. 899 at 100Mbps with a 50GB data limit.
    Top Speeds: 1Gbps
    Cities: Mumbai
    Company Name: Hayai
  2. Hathway: Hathway provides internet and broadband services to approximately 13 cities in India. Hathway has 50Mbps internet speed but not for all cities. Its data plans range from 50 Mbps/20GB to 50Mbps/175GB. It has different plans for personal and business use.
    Top Speeds: 50Mbps
    Cities: Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Surat, Pune, Goa, Vishakapatnam, Navi Mumbai
    Company Name: Hathway
  3. ACT Fibernet: ACT Fibernet operates mostly in South India. It provides digital TV, fiber net and HD TV services in the Southern cities. Its provides 50 – 100 Mbps internet speed in Bengaluru. Act Fibernet provides web portal login ID and passwords to use and access the internet.
    Top Speeds: 100Mbps
    Cities: Bangalore, Chennai, Vijayawada, Nellore, Eluru, Vishakapatnam, Coimbatore, Guntur
    Company Name: ACT Fibernet
  4. DEN Boomband: DEN Boomband has expanded its broadband network mostly in North India. DEN Boomband’s internet speed ranges from 50 Mbps to 100 Mbps. The price range between Rs. 1200 to Rs. 2500 per month, with a maximum data cap of 200GB. Customers can check their connection availability option on the website and know whether DEN internet services are available or not in their location.
    Top Speeds: 100Mbps
    Cities: Delhi, Kanpur, Gurgaon, Jodhpur
    Company Name: DEN

As per estimations, the quantity of dynamic Internet consumers in India is set to cross the 300 million mark soon. The vast majority of the internet users will access the Internet on their smartphones, tablets and laptops at 3G and 4G speeds.